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Volvo plans $500 million plant in the U.S.

Volvo Cars announced Monday it plans to build a $ 500 million manufacturing facility in the U.S. as part of the Swedish automaker’s commitment to the American market. Full News here – Detroit News

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Ford opens $1 billion plant in India, will build ultra-compact Ford Figo Aspire there

Ford Motor Co. announced Thursday it has opened a $ 1 billion, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in India, where it plans to build an all-new sub-compact vehicle for the South Asian market. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Developing a strategy: Packard Plant owner eyes bids for historic downtown buildings

Developing a strategy: Packard Plant owner eyes bids for historic downtown buildings

Kirk Pinho – Over breakfast at the Inn on Ferry Street in Midtown, Fernando Palazuelo slides salt and pepper shakers across the table like chess pieces. They are a representation of his Detroit real estate strategy.Yes, he says, he’s getting ready to make a series of big moves.The new owner of the 3.5 million-square-foot Packard […]

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Grand Hotel, other Eastern U.P. businesses may not have to subsidize that power plant after all

The Grand Hotel and other U.P. businesses were worried about having to pay to support a power plant they don’t use. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Open Carry in Detroit – Police and Packard Plant – Detroit Video

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GM confirms Chevrolet Bolt EV will go into production at Metro Detroit plant

The Chevrolet Bolt EV, unveiled as a concept last month in Detroit, will go in to production “as quickly as we possibly can,” Alan Batey, General Motors executive vice president and president of North America, said Thursday at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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FCA’s Windsor minivan plant to get largest retooling since 1983

FCA’s Winsor Assembly Plant is shutting down for 14 weeks to undergo its largest update in at least 30 years. Full News here – Detroit News

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Report: GM will build Chevrolet Bolt at small-car plant north of Detroit

The Chevrolet Bolt EV concept unveiled by General Motors last month at the Detroit auto show will reportedly not be just a concept much longer. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Obama previews national economy during Michigan plant visit

Obama previews national economy during Michigan plant visit

Bloomberg – As Republicans enjoy their second day in control of both chambers of the Congress, President Barack Obama delivered a sunny assessment of the U.S. economy to preview the State of the Union address he’ll deliver later this month. “America’s resurgence is real,” Obama told a crowd of about 750 autoworkers and executives at a […]

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President Barack Obama to speak at Ford plant in Wayne

President Barack Obama plans to speak Wednesday at the Ford Motor Co.’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, the White House announced Monday afternoon. Full News here – Detroit News

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FCA US starts construction on Windsor Assembly Plant

FCA US LLC has begun exterior construction at its Windsor Assembly Plant, as the production site prepares to build a new, future model vehicle. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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UAW formally recognized at VW plant in Tennessee

The United Auto Workers union at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. has been verified as a top-tier labor group there, the Associated Press reports. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Q&A: Detroit’s Dej Loaf goes from Chrysler plant janitor to rap creator on rise

DETROIT, MI — Just two months ago, Detroit native Dej Loaf was a janitor at a Chrysler plant in the suburbs. She often tackled dirty bathrooms, assembly line floors and overflowing trash cans. Now she’s slaying tracks as one of the rap game’s rising stars. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Famous Berlin club owner sees potential in Detroit plant

Famous Berlin club owner sees potential in Detroit plant The owner of a famous Berlin techno music club who wants to open another one in Detroit got his first thorough tour this week of the proposed location — an abandoned auto body factory. It wasn't your typical look-see by a big-name international visitor. Full News […]

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Berlin techno mogul to talk plans for Detroit’s abandoned Fisher Body 21 plant

Dimitri Hegemann, the founder of well-known Berlin techno club and label Tresor, is set to speak Saturday in Detroit on his plans for the abandoned and partially burned Fisher Body 21 plant. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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